Creena Brightstar believes the crystals discovered in the caverns can bring her family back together at last. But before she can finish unlocking their secrets, Integrator troopers discover their underground hideout, forcing a harrowing escape loaded with unexpected consequences. The dark and lonely days that follow change Dirck forever as fate plays out a hand dealt on Earth years before. Will time relent and give everyone a second chance?
Meanwhile, Augustus Troy is on the move again, armed with a weapon capable of destroying anyone opposed to his despotic goals. Do the Brightstars have what it takes to survive their final battle? Or will the family's longer-for reunion take place in another dimension of time and space?
Marcha Fox is an avid science geek with over 20 years’ experience working for NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in physics at Utah State University, which was but a prelude to her interest in the unexplained mysteries of the cosmos. Inspired by science fiction to pursue a career in a technical field, she hopes to instill the same fascination in her readers by including accurate science in her family-friendly stories written in the tradition of classic hard sci-fi.